Situated up in the northeast of Sweden is the town of Skelleftea; a relatively young city in the Norrland region of the country. It was nicknamed the Goldtown owing to its gold mining roots, and you can explore old mines with cheap car hire in Skelleftea.
Besides seeing some of the mines and touring the open one with the chance of finding a gem, there is not that much to see and do in Skelleftea, which is why it is best to book car rental in Skelleftea and explore. The town does have some decent shopping and contemporary buildings to admire, however.
There is some good skiing and hiking in the surrounding countryside and Skelleftea gets a massive amount of quality snow in the winter. Far more interesting is the town of Pitea, just to the north with car hire in Skelleftea. It is a lot prettier and presides over an archipelago.
There is water all around this town and plenty of islands to take a boat trip out to or go sailing in the Bay of Bothnia. In addition, Pitea is also renowned as having some of Sweden's very best cross-country skiing and you can easily access it with cheap car hire in Skelleftea. Pitea also has a beach.
If you continue heading north with car rental in Skelleftea you come to Lulea and then Kalix, while heading south from Skelleftea is the large town of Umea. It is a beautiful town with plenty of sights to check out and also comes with lots of cafés, restaurants and bars.
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